"The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution."
"The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me."
"A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other."
"Where does the rainbow end,
In your soul or on the horizon?"
"My soul is a hidden orchestra; I know not what instruments, what fiddlestrings and harps, drums and tamboura I sound and clash inside myself. All I hear is the symphony."
"Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art."
"There’s a bit of magic in everything, and some loss to even things out."
"The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong."
Carl Gustav Jung
"In a world that has ceased to believe in sin, the artist is responsible for the preaching."
"I regret that it takes a life to learn how to live."
Jonathan Safran Foer